PTAC Sponsors Free Evening Seminar in Davison on May 23

Genesee Regional PTAC(FLINT, MICHIGAN) New growth opportunities are available to local businesses large and small through working with the government.  To explore the possibilities, join the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) of the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the Davison Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of Davison on May 23 for Selling your Products or Services to the Government from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Davison City Hall.

Dustin Frigy, Director of PTAC for the Regional Chamber says government contracting can provide an opportunity to diversify your business.

“Working with the government can open new doors for area businesses,” said Frigy. “There are many ways that businesses large and small can work with local, state and federal government departments.  That’s why this seminar is so important.  It provides the information needed to successfully navigate the government maze and reveals exactly what they are looking for from contractors.  Come to the Davison workshop on May 23 and we will show you how to grow your business.”

LaDawn Hastings, Executive Director of the Davison Area Chamber of Commerce says the small businesses in her area will benefit from learning how to diversify.

“This workshop provides a great opportunity for Davison area businesses to learn more about government contracting,” said Hastings.  “Many business owners in this area are focused on the day-to-day operations of their businesses and that’s why hosting this workshop in the community will make it easier for them to take advantage of access to information designed to help them grow.”

Attendees also will learn about the services and support the Regional Chamber PTAC has available to help with the contracting process. The workshop will benefit management and employees who currently support or have an interest in facilitating government contracting within their companies.

The seminar focuses on the following topics:

  • Eligibility Requirements
  • Types of Solicitations
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Laws and Regulations
  • How to Request a Post-Submission Debriefing
  • What Products and Services does the State of Michigan buy?
  • Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
  • How to Obtain Bid Information

There is no cost to attend, but reservations are required. Davison City Hall is located at 200 E. Flint St., Suite 2 in Davison.

To register call Chelsea Schutz at (810) 600-1437 or email

About the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce

The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce ( is the voice of business and community advocacy in Genesee County. The Regional Chamber is over 100 years old, was established before the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and is a founding member of the United States Chamber of Commerce.

Two words describe the Regional Chamber as it enters its second century of service: collaboration and partnership. It is our goal to work with government, business, education and nonprofit organizations to support the growth and development of the community economically, culturally and socially.